The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 183 195 191
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Adobe 555 465 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.20% 1.06% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 2.32% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 275 267
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 26 18
Average hourly rate £15.51 £17.00 £13.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% +27.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £32.50 £24.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-41.00% +138.09%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 285 £363 +3.57% 101
South East +41 142 £350 +7.69% 33
Yorkshire +6 24 £270 -18.79% 8
East of England +3 23 £275 +34.47% 19
East Midlands +3 20 £200 +194.11% 8
North West -21 19 £275 -2.65% 13
South West -19 17 £375 +15.38% 12
West Midlands +3 13 £335 +19.11% 9
North East - 7 £463 - 2
Midlands +4 3 - -
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 474 (41.95%) HTML
2 400 (35.40%) CSS
3 351 (31.06%) Photoshop
4 346 (30.62%) JavaScript
5 247 (21.86%) Adobe Illustrator
6 246 (21.77%) Java
7 242 (21.42%) User Experience
8 227 (20.09%) Adobe CQ
9 214 (18.94%) HTML5
10 203 (17.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 191 (16.90%) jQuery
11 191 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
12 169 (14.96%) Marketing
13 164 (14.51%) CSS3
14 151 (13.36%) CMS
15 146 (12.92%) Finance
16 138 (12.21%) XML
17 125 (11.06%) Content Management
18 116 (10.27%) Microsoft
19 105 (9.29%) Degree
20 102 (9.03%) Banking
21 94 (8.32%) Axure RP
22 93 (8.23%) SQL
23 92 (8.14%) Flash
24 91 (8.05%) InDesign
25 88 (7.79%) Windows
26 86 (7.61%) .NET
26 86 (7.61%) MS Office
26 86 (7.61%) E-Commerce
27 84 (7.43%) Analytics

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 227 (20.09%) Adobe CQ
2 151 (13.36%) CMS
3 34 (3.01%) WordPress
3 34 (3.01%) IIS
4 28 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 28 (2.48%) Apache
5 27 (2.39%) Tomcat
6 26 (2.30%) Drupal
7 25 (2.21%) SharePoint
8 23 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 21 (1.86%) SAS
10 19 (1.68%) LiveCycle
10 19 (1.68%) Apache Solr
11 16 (1.42%) Node.js
12 14 (1.24%) WebLogic
13 13 (1.15%) Umbraco
13 13 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.80%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.71%) GlassFish
Applications
1 351 (31.06%) Photoshop
2 247 (21.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 203 (17.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 91 (8.05%) InDesign
5 86 (7.61%) MS Office
6 60 (5.31%) Adobe Captivate
7 53 (4.69%) MS Excel
8 41 (3.63%) Acrobat
9 39 (3.45%) Fireworks
10 33 (2.92%) MS Visio
11 32 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
12 23 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
13 20 (1.77%) FrameMaker
14 15 (1.33%) Final Cut Pro
14 15 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
15 13 (1.15%) SPSS
16 11 (0.97%) MS Project
16 11 (0.97%) AutoCAD
17 10 (0.88%) Shockwave
18 9 (0.80%) Revit
Business Applications
1 35 (3.10%) Google Analytics
2 28 (2.48%) SiteCatalyst
3 9 (0.80%) Murex MxG2000
3 9 (0.80%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.80%) SAP HR
3 9 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.62%) Tridion
5 6 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.53%) Optimost
6 5 (0.44%) Magento
7 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.27%) Radian6
8 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.088%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.35%) SaaS
2 3 (0.27%) GitHub
3 2 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.088%) Heroku
4 1 (0.088%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.088%) Responsys
4 1 (0.088%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.088%) Yammer
4 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.088%) PaaS
4 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.27%) Intranet
2 32 (2.83%) Internet
3 21 (1.86%) DNS
4 19 (1.68%) HTTP
5 12 (1.06%) LAN
6 10 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.53%) Wireless
7 6 (0.53%) FTP
7 6 (0.53%) SSL
8 5 (0.44%) VoIP
8 5 (0.44%) WAN
9 4 (0.35%) Firewall
9 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.27%) DHCP
10 3 (0.27%) VPN
10 3 (0.27%) PBX
11 2 (0.18%) Broadband
11 2 (0.18%) NAS
11 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.088%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.83%) MySQL
3 19 (1.68%) Big Data
4 13 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
10 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (0.44%) Jackrabbit
11 5 (0.44%) MS Access
12 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.27%) CloverETL
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.27%) DB2
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (8.32%) Axure RP
2 76 (6.73%) Dreamweaver
3 46 (4.07%) Subversion
4 38 (3.36%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 30 (2.65%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 18 (1.59%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 16 (1.42%) JUnit
10 16 (1.42%) JIRA
10 16 (1.42%) Grunt
11 15 (1.33%) Selenium
11 15 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (1.33%) Maven
12 14 (1.24%) Mockito
12 14 (1.24%) Jenkins
13 12 (1.06%) Hudson
14 11 (0.97%) WebDriver
14 11 (0.97%) Ant
General
1 169 (14.96%) Marketing
2 146 (12.92%) Finance
3 102 (9.03%) Banking
4 63 (5.58%) Publishing
5 47 (4.16%) Retail
6 29 (2.57%) Automotive
7 27 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 27 (2.39%) Games
8 25 (2.21%) Legal
9 24 (2.12%) Manufacturing
9 24 (2.12%) Advertising
9 24 (2.12%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.50%) Front Office
11 13 (1.15%) Interactive Media
12 11 (0.97%) Law
13 9 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.62%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.44%) Back Office
15 5 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 411 (36.37%) Developer
2 261 (23.10%) Designer
3 119 (10.53%) Analyst
4 77 (6.81%) Architect
5 68 (6.02%) Web Developer
6 62 (5.49%) Front-End Developer
7 57 (5.04%) Java Developer
7 57 (5.04%) UX Designer
8 52 (4.60%) Consultant
9 50 (4.42%) UI Designer
10 44 (3.89%) Web Designer
11 42 (3.72%) Graphic Designer
12 40 (3.54%) Author
13 33 (2.92%) UI Developer
14 32 (2.83%) UI Programmer
14 32 (2.83%) Technical Author
15 31 (2.74%) Support Analyst
16 29 (2.57%) Business Analyst
17 28 (2.48%) E-Learning Developer
17 28 (2.48%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 474 (41.95%) HTML
2 400 (35.40%) CSS
3 214 (18.94%) HTML5
4 191 (16.90%) jQuery
5 164 (14.51%) CSS3
6 138 (12.21%) XML
7 92 (8.14%) Flash
8 86 (7.61%) .NET
9 71 (6.28%) Apache Flex
10 70 (6.19%) Ajax
11 66 (5.84%) XHTML
12 65 (5.75%) Web Services
13 64 (5.66%) Spring
14 59 (5.22%) Sass
15 58 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 52 (4.60%) J2EE
17 45 (3.98%) ASP.NET
17 45 (3.98%) AngularJS
18 41 (3.63%) JSON
19 37 (3.27%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 242 (21.42%) User Experience
2 76 (6.73%) Mobile App
3 65 (5.75%) E-Learning
3 65 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.13%) W3C
5 54 (4.78%) Graphic Design
6 30 (2.65%) Open Source
7 28 (2.48%) Learning Management System
7 28 (2.48%) Animation
7 28 (2.48%) Digital Media
8 27 (2.39%) Social Media
9 24 (2.12%) Web 2.0
10 21 (1.86%) Video Editing
11 20 (1.77%) Computer Science
12 18 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.50%) Visualisation
14 16 (1.42%) Management Information System
14 16 (1.42%) iPad
15 13 (1.15%) RIA
16 12 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 88 (7.79%) Windows
2 55 (4.87%) Linux
3 40 (3.54%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.83%) Android
5 28 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 27 (2.39%) UNIX
7 18 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (1.24%) Mac OS X
9 12 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 10 (0.88%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.35%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.27%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.18%) Solaris
16 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (11.06%) Content Management
3 86 (7.61%) E-Commerce
4 84 (7.43%) Analytics
5 77 (6.81%) OO
6 75 (6.64%) Web Development
7 73 (6.46%) Project Management
8 57 (5.04%) Responsive Web Design
9 55 (4.87%) Web Design
9 55 (4.87%) Scrum
10 54 (4.78%) CRM
11 47 (4.16%) OOP
12 46 (4.07%) Web Analytics
13 44 (3.89%) Workflow
14 40 (3.54%) Digital Marketing
15 37 (3.27%) Information Architecture
15 37 (3.27%) TDD
16 36 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (3.01%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 346 (30.62%) JavaScript
2 246 (21.77%) Java
3 93 (8.23%) SQL
4 43 (3.81%) PHP
5 41 (3.63%) C#
6 31 (2.74%) ActionScript
7 27 (2.39%) ABAP
8 22 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 21 (1.86%) ActionScript 3.0
10 18 (1.59%) Ruby
11 15 (1.33%) C++
11 15 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.24%) SAPscript
13 12 (1.06%) Perl
14 10 (0.88%) Python
15 7 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
15 7 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.53%) XPath
16 6 (0.53%) Jython
16 6 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 105 (9.29%) Degree
2 20 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.88%) MCP
5 7 (0.62%) HND
6 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.35%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.27%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.27%) ISEB
8 2 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.18%) PMP
8 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.088%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.088%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.088%) MCTS
9 1 (0.088%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.04%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) WCAG
4 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.088%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.06%) vSphere
3 10 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.18%) vCloud
5 1 (0.088%) Docker
5 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.088%) XenApp
5 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.33%) Puppet
2 7 (0.62%) NetBackup
3 6 (0.53%) SCCM
4 5 (0.44%) OpenSSO
4 5 (0.44%) CA SiteMinder
5 4 (0.35%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.27%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
7 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.18%) Kibana
8 1 (0.088%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.088%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.088%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 116 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 61 (5.40%) Google
2 61 (5.40%) Oracle
3 51 (4.51%) SAP
4 32 (2.83%) Apple
5 27 (2.39%) Symantec
6 23 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (2.04%) Lotus
7 22 (1.95%) VMware
8 21 (1.86%) hybris
8 21 (1.86%) Open Text
9 19 (1.68%) McAfee
9 19 (1.68%) Cisco
10 18 (1.59%) RedDot
10 18 (1.59%) Omniture
11 16 (1.42%) Citrix
11 16 (1.42%) IBM
12 13 (1.15%) Twitter
13 12 (1.06%) Sybase
13 12 (1.06%) Facebook
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